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Poker + Web Developer! Anyone else?

    • Vip3rNZ
      Joined: 11.11.2011 Posts: 340
      Hi everyone I have been wondering if there any other poker players in the community who are also web developers, I my self am currently training to be a web developer

      So far in the course i'm doing we've covered

      and we are learning about PHP at the moment which is really interesting because i'm starting to fully understand how this website works :D
  • 11 replies
    • Takeiteazy
      Joined: 22.02.2010 Posts: 89
      Hey there, I'm currently studying PHP and html a bit, php mostly:) I'm still very beginner at this though:D
    • Vip3rNZ
      Joined: 11.11.2011 Posts: 340
      I'm also very beginner :f_biggrin:

      Do you have any live websites of your own?

      I don't yet, but i'm planning on making a poker website :)

      Glad to see i'm not the only poker player in the world who is also interested in web development. :f_grin:
    • tdust89
      Joined: 27.12.2011 Posts: 25
      I just started my first job after graduating as a web developer. I have had no formal training in web development though so I get to learn it on the job :f_grin:
    • ash1ey
      Joined: 11.05.2012 Posts: 4
      I quit my full time job at 22 to work from home developing websites. Back in 2004-2006 I was making bank big time :) Then online gambling got banned in America (most of my earnings was through casino/poker affiliate websites) and then not long after the global credit crunch and the tax man hit me hard.

      I still build and do work on the odd website for friends but I have very little/hardly any money coming in from my websites now. My goal is to build up some money through poker and look at building some more websites in the near future.
      Joined: 27.09.2009 Posts: 22,030
      Hi guys,

      Just moving this thread to the relevant board.

      On topic, I self-taught myself HTML about 10 years ago and I ran a soccer website for fun :) Have completely lost all knowledge of HTML now though :(

      Best of luck to you all,

    • Vip3rNZ
      Joined: 11.11.2011 Posts: 340
      Ah, thanks for the move, Gary, i was not quite sure where to post this :D
      I think the web development industry is really moving fast, there must of been ALOT of changes since 10 years ago! :D i've only been self learning for 1.5 years and studying at a school since the start of this year :D

      I really want to make my own poker affiliate website also, i think this is a good combo of poker + web development :D

      Does anyone else think they are alot alike?

      I think of poker as a program,

      my strategy is the code
      and playing poker is running the code on loop :D
    • kiromanAAKK
      Joined: 08.10.2009 Posts: 4,022
      Yes, I am! ;)
    • SPeedFANat1c
      Joined: 04.01.2009 Posts: 5,150
      Me too :) And yet having problem to figure out how to divide time for styudying playing poker and studying programming, as you know we have to update our knowledge not only in poker but in programming as well, as someone said things change constantly and the knowledge after few yers might be too old. Plus also we need to not forget our girlfriends, so not only study/play.

      Or quit the job :D
    • thazar
      Joined: 14.09.2009 Posts: 6,561
      Hi Guys

      I am a backend web developer specialising in PHP, but done quite a bit of front end over the time as well (HTML, Javascript, CSS)


    • Vip3rNZ
      Joined: 11.11.2011 Posts: 340
      So many web developers! :D

      "Plus also we need to not forget our girlfriends, so not only study/play. "

      I struggle with this at times haha she gets really mad
    • darkprice
      Joined: 20.04.2009 Posts: 7,479
      ASP.NET, CSS, jqery, PHP

      The usuall stuff